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CA Erwin Web Portal Multiple Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-2210)


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-1519
Date Published:
Last Updated:
Source: CA
Industry Reference(s): CVE-2014-2210
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R77
  • R76
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
CA Erwin Web Portal 9.5 and prior
Vulnerability Description
Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities have been reported in CA ERwin Web Portal. The vulnerabilities are due to lack of authentication and insufficient input validation in the FileAccessServiceProvider and ProfileIconServlet servlets when processing HTTP requests. By sending crafted HTTP requests to the target system, a remote unauthenticated attacker can leverage these vulnerabilities to view the contents of arbitrary files on the target system or to delete arbitrary files recursively on the target system.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.

Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the CA Erwin Web Portal Multiple Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

Attack Name:  CA Products Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  CA Erwin Web Portal Multiple Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities